• Local School Council
  • Who Serves on a School Council?

    School councils are comprised of a minimum of seven council members:

    • The principal 
    • At least two certificated teachers elected by the teachers 
    • A number of parents elected by the parents, so that parents make up a majority of the council. At least 2 parents must be businesspersons 
    • Other members as specified in the council's bylaws 

    Councilmember’s serve a term of two years, or for a term specified in the council's bylaws.

    What are the Roles and Responsibilities of Council Members?

    All members of the School Council must:

    • Maintain a school-wide perspective on issues,
    • Regularly participate in council meetings,
    • Participate in information and training programs,
    • Act as a link between the school council and the community,
    • Encourage the participation of parents and others within the school community, and
    • Work to improve student achievement and performance. 

    What is the Role of the Local Board of Education with School Councils?

    The local board of education shall:

    • Provide all information not specifically made confidential by law 
    • Assign an employee of the school system to attend council meetings when requested 
    • Receive and consider all recommendations, including the annual report, of the school council 
    • The local board of education shall respond to recommendations of the council within 60 days after being notified in writing of the recommendation.
  • Meeting Dates, Times, & Locations




    September 22, 2023

    8:15 am

    Five Forks MS

    November 10, 2023

    8:15 am

    Five Forks MS

    January 26, 2023

    8:15 am

    Five Forks MS

    March 8, 2023 8:15 am Five Forks MS

  • School Council Officers

    Keisha Hayes

    Lauren Springer         

    Leslie Hillis

  • Council Members

    School Council Members:
      • Christine Douthart, Michael Payen, Leslie Hillis, Julianne Purnell, Laura Ross, Aaron Billotte, Lindsay Cross, Shaunak Patel, Lauren Springer, Jennifer Barratto, Cynthia Woods, Ryan Schwerzmann, Brenda Puebla, Keisha Hayes, Stacy Thorne, Jemma Holloway, Troy Felder, Sugantha Sudhakar, Julianna Weigle, Crystal Pounds, Dominique Blanchard, Joanne Walters, Krishna Palipudi, April Norhanian